The Cokeville Miracle: When Angels Intervene Epub ☆

The Cokeville Miracle: When Angels Intervene This is a revolution This school is being taken hostage Don t push any alarms, answer any phones, or call for help I have guns and this is a bomb You and I are only one half inch from death This is the true story of a traumatic hostage takeover that threatened the lives of overstudents and teachers from Cokeville, Wyoming As parents of one of the student hostages, Hartt and Judene Wixom recapture the terror and confusion that struck this small, tight knit community on May ,The Wixoms describe in detail the chain of events that led up to David Young s invasion, balancing the horrific scenes of terror with stories of courage and faith If you loved the movie in theaters, you won t want to miss this incredible true account of the miracles in Cokeville Inspiring and informative, this book will bring you hope of help from above


10 thoughts on “The Cokeville Miracle: When Angels Intervene

  1. Don Don says:

    I recently saw the new movie with the same title and expected, as usual, that the book would be better than the movie Surprisingly, this was not the case The book tells the amazing true story of a crazy man and his wife who brought a bomb into an elementary school in Cokeville, Wyoming in 1986 They held over 120 children and teachers hostage The bomber attached himself to th


  2. Rebecca McNutt Rebecca McNutt says:

    This true story truly is a miracle whether or not angels really did aid in the guarding of these children and teachers who were held hostage by a mentally ill madman in the 1980 s, the fact that nobody was killed aside from the criminals involved seems like apowerful blessing than just luck or chance This book has all the intensity and emotion of the ordeal in its pages, and


  3. Emily Maughan Emily Maughan says:

    I read the older version of this book so I m sure some of the grammatical errors have been fixed Although the writing wasn t amazing, the actual story is What a miracle they all survived I ve also seen the movie which follows the book very closely but my favorite has been hearing one of the survivors speak recently She was in 5th grade at the time of the bombing and it was tru


  4. Nicole Nicole says:

    Through half of this book, I wasn t so sure about it As the author is a journalist, it read like a journalism piece and sometimes was hard for me to connect with the story and get the emotion from it that I thought I should have However, as it got to the point where the bomb went off and the angels aspect of the title was explained, it finally clicked for me and I could finally


  5. Cindi Cindi says:

    This was an enjoyable read I had never considered the ramifications or the aftermath of the bombing but this book mentioned the PTSD that was suffered not only by the hostages but by the whole community It also gave a lot of information on David Young, the bomber The appendixes also gave food information It includes the fourteen points that helps keep the hostages alive as well


  6. Sarah Sarah says:

    i was curious about the incident this felt like an extended news article, but it still fell far short of what I anticipated i wantedbackground of the criminals, but maybe there wasn t much to them that just made it feel sadder i also would have likedbackground on individual survivors by the end most felt like just a list of names.


  7. Cheryl Cheryl says:

    My sister in law had this book sitting on her shelf and there was discussion of the movie about the incident at Thanksgiving dinner Her uncle was one of the law enforcement officers on scene and his son was a hostage I remember vaguely when this incident occurred A madman took an entire elementary school hostage in a classroom with a bomb in a shopping cart 154 hostages and 2 perp


  8. Catherine Catherine says:

    I watched this movie and was interested to find outdetails about what happened to the children of Cokeville The book even had firsthand accounts and pictures of the hostages It truly was a miracle that all survived but the perpetrators I got a little choked upthan once while reading it.


  9. Angelina Angelina says:

    This book did an excellent job of balancing the intertwining stories of fear and faith I especially liked the way the various religions represented in the community all respected each other and the way the book spentthan half of its time talking about fallout and healing these kinds of experiences don t just end, and I love how the book made that clear.


  10. Jessica Jessica says:

    Unfortunately not very well written and doesn t really delve into the miracles as much as I had hoped it would.


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